Use GDebi for Quickly Installing DEB Packages in Ubuntu

If you use Ubuntu you might be using the Software Center to install .deb executable files. I recommend using GDebi, a dedicated program for installing Debian executable files. It is extremely lightweight and focused on installing .deb files. The best thing about GDebi is that it also shows the dependencies that will be installed along
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Domoticz: PHP event handling

It is possible to let PHP handle Domoticz events. Place the lua script script_device_php.lua in the lua folder of your Domoticz scripts folder. All scripts with a name that start with script_device_*.lua are executed upon every device update. # script_device_php.lua json = (loadfile "/home/pi/domoticz/scripts/lua/JSON.lua")()   devicechanged = json:encode(devicechanged) deviceslastupdate = json:encode(otherdevices_lastupdate)   command = string.format("php
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Pencil: GUI prototyping

Pencil is built for the purpose of providing a free and open-source GUI prototyping tool that people can easily install and use to create mockups in popular desktop platforms (Linux, Max OSX, Windows). Pencil is a good free Microsoft Visio alternative. Easy GUI Prototyping Built-in Shape Collections Diagram Drawing Support Exporting to Different Output Formats
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